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Coroner Identifies Dead Inmate

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LAS VEGAS -- An inmate found dead in a dormitory shower at the county jail Friday has been identified as 25-year-old Dillon Michael Hill by the Clark County Coroner's Office.

According to police, another inmate called corrections officers after finding an inmate unconscious from what appeared to be a suicide attempt.

The coroner said Hill's death was caused by hanging.

Officers and medical staff tried to revive Hill. Paramedics took him to University Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

On Tuesday, Hill died of his injuries. Homicide detectives are investigating.

 

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